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June 21, 2000
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A U.S. House subcommittee voted to give Israel its full $3 billion annual aid package as a lump sum when the U.S. fiscal year starts in October. Rep. Sonny Callahan (R-Ala.), the chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee on foreign operations, had threatened to cut $250 million from the package because of Israel’s planned sale of military technology to China and had argued against early disbursal of the funds.

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